Boy Friends

Michael Pedersen
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An intimate and original memoir of love, grief and male friendship by one of Scotland's brightest young talents.

'A lovely book: bright and heartfelt, funny and refreshing.' - ANDREW O'HAGAN

'A beautiful, moving, life-affirming book.' - IAN RANKIN

Friendships just might be the greatest love affairs of our lives . . .

In 2018 poet and author Michael Pedersen lost a cherished friend, Scott Hutchison, soon after their collective voyage into the landscape of the Scottish Highlands. Just weeks later, Michael began to write to him. As he confronts the bewildering process of grief, what starts as a love letter to one magical, coruscating human soon becomes a paean to all the gorgeous male friendships that have transformed his life.

Author bio:

Michael Pedersen is a prize-winning Scottish poet and author. He has published two successful chapbooks and an acclaimed debut collection Play With Me. His second collection, Oyster, was published in 2017 and was illustrated by and performed as a live show with Frightened Rabbit's Scott Hutchinson. Pedersen has been named a Canongate Future 40; was a finalist in the 2018 Writer of the Year at The Herald Scottish Culture Awards; was awarded the 2014 John Mather Trust Rising Star of Literature Award; and won the 2015 Robert Louis Stevenson Fellowship. Pedersen also co-founded Neu! Reekie!, a prize-winning arts collective known for producing cutting edge shows around the world.

Category: Other books
ISBN: 9780571360055
Publisher: Faber
Imprint: Faber Non Fiction
Pub Date: August 2022
Page Extent: 240
Format: Hard Cover
Subject: Biography & True Stories